It’s a new year but little is new with qualified immunity in the Fifth Circuit. Or is it? Easha Anand of the MacArthur Justice Center joins us to discuss a recent denial of qualified immunity in a police brutality case. IJ’s Anya Bidwell joins in and reports on a couple other developments that demonstrate perhaps there’s some “split second” thinking going on among those judges.
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